6 Hours Private Culture tour itinerary for Istanbul: Explore Istanbul And It's Carpets
This tour focuses mainly on the world famous Turkish Carpet industry. So avail this opportunity to indulge yourself & acquire some exquisite pieces. Also, get a feel of the rich culture, heritage & history of this country with a visit to the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Hippodrome & Roman Cistern.
During this full day tour you will be visiting:
A Carpet weaving workshop to watch the famousTurkish hand-made carpet weaving and learn about the different materials used, differences between double knots and single knots, hand-spun wools and industrial-spun wools, natural dyes and chemical dyes, cocoon silk and artificial silk, Turkish rugs and Oriental rugs etc.
You will have an opportunity to buy carpets at very competitive prices.They are all accompanied by a certificate. The rug company that we visit will be offering door to door delivery of the rugs for your convenience.
In addition to the carpet shopping we may have a tour of the iconic sites at Sultanahmet area if time allows..
Pick up/ Drop off
Any admission fees
Lunch, Drinks & Personal Expenses
This tour will be made by me, your guide Ali. Just for your information, I am the author & publisher of the only guide-book on buying Turkish Rugs in Turkey.
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